Capacity building through videos, documents, & more
This guide is designed to facilitate critical conversations and thinking around whether a mobile HIV testing unit program is aligned with CDC’s high-impact HIV prevention standards.
Tips for HIV advocates and how they can impact their communities through participation in Community Advisory Boards (CABs), HIV Planning Councils and HIV Care Consortia, Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), and Board of Directors (BODs).
Board fundraising is a key activity for successful non profits, particularly community-based organizations. This warrants careful consideration of how your board recruitment and development activities support fundraising. Learning how to have powerful conversations about fundraising with your board members can increase their motivation, commitment and accountability.
Are you curious about what a board does and how you can support its work? Are you building a new board? Do you want to revitalize your current board? Are you new to working in the non-profit sector? Do you think a board is a piece of wood?
This webinar will review the purpose and basic structure of boards of directors and give you strategies to better your board performance. In the shifting nonprofit environment, stronger boards are key to your organization’s success. This webinar kicks off a four part series that will explore board recruitment, orientation, and fundraising.
Webinar: Forks in the Road: Key Choices to Consider Before You Start Designing Your Strategic Planning Process
The Affordable Care Act, National HIV/AIDS Strategy, and High Impact HIV Prevention Strategy each have the potential to influence the programs and funding resources for community based organizations (CBOs) involved in HIV prevention. In order for CBO board members, leadership, and staff to be as prepared as possible for future programmatic and resources shifts, many have recognized the need to engage in strategic planning. Yet, most CBOs find it challenging to drum up resources, time, and enthusiasm to undertake intensive strategic planning processes.
In the Spring of 2012, the Capacity For Health (C4H) Project at the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) began a multi-component national assessment of HIV/AIDS Service Organizations (ASOs) and HIV/AIDS-serving Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) providing HIV/AIDS services in the United States. The C4H Project is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) to CBOs involved in HIV prevention.
This brief document includes tips on how to select effective behavioral interventions (EBIs) that are appropriate to your target population. Topics include what EBIs are and who they are meant for, the different levels of EBI interventions and a four-step process for selecting EBIs.
This brief document includes tips for increasing the effectiveness of individual supervision and the use of supervision to increase staff skill and capacity. Topics include the importance of effective supervision, an overview of supervision styles and staff development levels and a model for selecting the most appropriate style of supervision to best support staff development.
This brief document focuses on tips to increase the effectiveness of groups by deepening our understanding of the different stages of group development and the ways group facilitators can best support group process. Topics include an overview of Bruce Tuckman’s five stages of group development, an explanation of the role of a group facilitator at each stage of group development, a model for selecting appropriate decision making strategies based on the levels of group development and tips on managing and preventing conflict.
HIV PREVENTION WITH MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN (MSM) IN THE UNITED STATES
*An annotated bibliography of peer-reviewed literature pertaining to MSM through a High Impact Prevention framework (2007-2012)*
“Three decades into the HIV/AIDS epidemic, men who have sex with men (MSM) remain disproportionately impacted by HIV in the United States, accounting for the majority of new infections annually…This annotated bibliography provides a recent (within the last 5 years) collection of peer-reviewed literature relevant to the specific needs of MSM, using [High Impact Prevention] HIP as an organ
This short document is the accompaniment to the “Measuring Apples and Oranges: How do We Comprehensively Evaluate our Varied Services?” slide handouts. The document provides tools and resources on how to go about evaluating different HIV services.
Measuring Apples and Oranges: How do We Comprehensively Evaluate our Varied Services?
These PowerPoint slide handouts are from a 2012 United States Conference on AIDS seminar.
Most HIV prevention organizations struggle to evaluate the comprehensive impact of the wide variety of programs and services they provide. How do we compare apples and oranges? How do we synthesize the varied evaluation and reporting requirements that are often specific to individual services or programs?